Around Town

Posted: Monday, August 11, 2003

Today

Suicide Prevention Training by the U.S. Coast Guard., 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Vocational Training and Resource Center. Free. Details: 463-2127.

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5303.

Trail of Time guided hikes, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily. Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-6635.

Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 3272 Hospital Dr. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation Workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, Courtroom "A". Details: 463-4755.

Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building room 541. Public invited. Details: Britt, 364-2222.

Diabetes Senior Support Group monthly meeting with Dr. Alex Malter, 1-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center Day Room, 895 W. 12th Ave. Malter will speak about diabetic nerve damage and the stomach problems caused by it. Details: Linda, 796-8691 or Sally, 465-1240.

Polaris House Arts and Drawing class, 3:30-5 p.m., 1705 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Free. Details: 780-6775.

Hockey Registration open house, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall Egan Room. Details: Christopher, 586-3232.

Assembly Lands Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-5278.

Tsimshian Language Classes, 5:30 p.m., University of Alaska Campus. Details: www.dumbaaldum.org.

"Reflections from a Returnee: The Russian Far East through New Eyes" by Professor Ludmila Botchkareva from Vladivostok, 6 p.m., first floor of the Dimond Court Building. Sponsored by the Juneau World Affairs Council. A reception precedes the talk at 5:30.

Water Walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

Vacation Bible School, 6:30-8:15 p.m., Juneau Church of Christ, 8755 Trinity Dr. Children grades K-5 welcome.

Regular Assembly meeting, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Details: 586-0216.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Dr. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Tuesday, Aug. 12

Valley Toastmasters meeting, every Tuesday, 6:10 a.m., Henry's. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 8 a.m., Juneau Senior Center, 895 W. 12th Street. TOPS is a nonprofit weight-loss support group. Details: Betty, 364-2937.

Suicide Prevention Training by the U.S. Coast Guard., 8:30-4:30 p.m., Vocational Training and Resource Center. Free. Details: 463-2127.

Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday, Cathedral of the Nativity basement, Fifth and Gold streets. Lunch is provided, all are welcome. Details: Cathedral of the Nativity, 586-1513.

Quilting Circle, noon-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Quilting Resource Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Stitch 'N Knit, 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

JDHS Teen Health Clinic, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center. Free. Details: Kristi, 586-0456 or 586-2635.

Housing First board meeting, 5:30 p.m., Northern Lights United Church. Public Welcome. Details: 463-1276.

Tsimshian Language Classes, 5:30 p.m., University of Alaska Campus. Details: www.dumbaaldum.org.

Juneau Drum Dancers, 6 p.m. every Tuesday, Cedar Park Recreation Hall. Details: 586-3347.

Juneau Cancer Support Group Family Potluck Barbecue, 6:30 p.m. Details: Carole 789-3345.

Vacation Bible School, 6:30-8:15 p.m., Juneau Church of Christ, 8755 Trinity Dr. Children grades K-5 welcome.

Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. They can also be faxed to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneau-empire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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